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flyers waking up in places they do not want to be. they are grounded. not by weather, but technology. the third largest airline still is not back on schedule this morning after a massive computer crash left thousands of passengers stranded. >> systems are down. i tried to check in online. the app isn't working. >> very frustrating. upsetting. not happy at all. >> reporter: the crash in computer system meant every ticket agent and gate agent saw their screens go dark. the same at the airline's operations center. no way to track bags, update schedules or flight plans. american had no choice. it stopped everything, grounding every plane. they were parked in chicago, miami and dallas. >> there's nothing you can do. you just have to stand in line and hope you can get on your flight. >> reporter: the cancellations started cascading before the day was over. nearly 800 flights never happened. embarrassed the ceo took to youtube to explain. >> unfortunately, in this case we had a software issue that impacted both our primary and backup systems. >> reporter: so all the airline could do was apo
technology meltdown left thousand passengers stranded yesterday. kron fours mike pelton is live from sfo with an update this morning. >> take a look at some of the video you can see long lines and a lot of canceled flights. a computer failure forced the airline to ground all flights frosfor several hours. the problem was fixed yesterday afternoon because they big back up and passengers unhappy. >> at this point i am waiting and i can't to the counter to find out what can be done. they said we're working on--i came to the counter >> everyone is just dealing with it. it is late. i cannot fight it. i cannot do anything about it. >> what did later cancelled? >> it was delayed. probably another for five hours. >> we do have calls into the airport to the manager they will be able to tell us the status of the american airline flights at sfo. when we get the update will pass along. i can tell you by walking to the terminal looking at the flight boards it appears that a lot of the american airline flights are on time this morning. want to chicago and went to boston it look like they are 45 minute
in november when her leukemia relapsed. her students sprung into action. >>, you are going to use technology however you can. >> they quickly created a facebook page and website and organized donor drives all over the world. southeastations are one of the small he was groups to don't nature bone marrow. >> one in over 20,000 people find a match. >> at this temple people swabbed and joined the donor list. in sunnyvale, abc7 news. >>> well, we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor at abc7news.com. just look at "see it on tv." our meteorologist lisa argen is here to talk about really, i don't know what else to call it, a heat wave? no spare the air today, though. >> no. but it will be confined to the immediate coastline. anyone else around the bay will really be feeling the rapid warmup today. san francisco in the low 50s right now. going for a high of 69. of course, the giants win. we will talk about the rest of the bay area when we return. >> well, talking sports, the warriors battled denver to the end in game one of their playoff series. but a nuggets seasoned ve
relapsed. her students sprung into action. >>, you are going to use technology however you can. >> they quickly created a facebook page and website and organized donor drives all over the world. southeast asians are one of the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> someone from south asia, one in over 20,000 people find a match. >> at this temple people swabbed and joined the donor list. in sunnyvale, abc7 news. >>> we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor at abc7news.com. just look at "see it on tv." we wish the best for that woman. lisa argen is here to talk about the accuweather forecast that just shows us getting -- how's that? >> i like that. we are talking mid-80s in parts of the south bay, that's as much as 15 degrees above average. but we still have airport delays due to traffic delays at sfo. but nothing but sunshine in the city. air quality maybe getting a little hazy the next couple days as we build the heat. we will talk about that when we only back. >> also the warriors battle the nuggets to the end in game one of their playoff serie
played a big role in the boston bombing story this week. kron four's jeff bush explains how technology helped and hurt the flow of information. >> reporter: the entire country was focused on the events in boston all week long. it was a drama that played out on every possible platform imaginable. on monday, youtube videos were uploaded shortly after the bombing. this was a big asset to detectives who were just beginning their investigation. twitter was essential with getting the word out about the bombing but also helped people reconnect with loved ones after the explosions. internet sleuths were hard at work enhancing video and still images and uploading themagain, playing a key roll in helping police figure out who the bombers were. then, on thursday, when the fbi released the photos of the bombing suspects those images were shared across all platforms of social media. at the same time, police were looking into the youtube and twitter accounts of the bombing suspects to get some insight about possible motivations. the drama intensified on the computer screen early friday morning when
if it has to. the technology may be hard to imagine. but why you would want it... is not. the 2014 e-class. it doesn't just see the future. it is the future. dance class, shopping, and more. so do something nice for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. >>> in boston this afternoon, there will be a moment of silence to honor the boston marathon bombings victims a week after the explosions. this is a memorial for the victims near the explosion site and investigators are questioning the 19-year-old suspect who was caught friday. he is writing his responses down because he was shot in the throat and cannot speak. >>> major airports across the country have started furloughing air traffic controllers. the cutbacks are due to federal spending cuts. airports like l.a.x. and chicago's o'hare could see delays as little as 10 minutes to more than an hour. no furloughs at sfo, but the airport could feel the pinch from backups at some of the other airports. >>> starting today, retail stores in much of san mateo county can no longer give single use plastic shopping bags to their customers.
about in the book is it's very difficult for terrorists in the future to not use technology. it's just the world we're moving into. as they opt into technoly, the room for error becomes much greater. when you're frantic and on the run, you can't possibly follow a checklist every second. >> yeah, look in the car and see if there's a cell phone there because you know it's a tracking device. >> digital fingerprints. both of these young men went online. in the case of the older brother, he had postings on youtube talking about the jihad and jihadists. is there a responsibility for people like googl to be constantly checking those things and alerting law enforcement? >> well, the moment we hear anything that is sort of hate speech or anything inappropriate on youtube, we take it off. that's sort of the best we can do because there's so much coming out. the fact of the matter is people are going to use all of this stuff to post their ideas and you will see it. and maybe you get a better sense that these people a evil by looking at what they're posting. >> in the 15 seconds i have left jared,
fire safety technologies. and improve the level of operating redundancy. this will be on all 24 of their ships as this, they say will expand the availability of postal services for the comfort of guest. this is if the ship was power. they had bad publicity what they had those accidents when the power was out and customers were left with a pretty bad vacation. there are hoping this will improve again and they will get good princely. policy. >> let us take a live look at the reopening of the exploratoryium . >> located now at pier 15 where they are during the ceremony to kick it off. we will be right back. >> that is it for this morning. a lot of new developments happening in the wake of the bombings of the marathon in boston. stay tuned for the 24/7 news channel for the latest. as was our web site kron4.com , facebook and twitter pages as an aberration become available. >> dr.
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